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Language and Sexual Difference : Feminist Writing in France - Susan Sellers

Language and Sexual Difference

Feminist Writing in France

Paperback Published: 29th October 1991
ISBN: 9780333449448
Number Of Pages: 216

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'Sellers's book is consistently lucid and enjoyable to read. She offers helpful introductions to a range of complex and sophisticated theoretical discourses, whilst...avoiding the pitfalls of over simplification...Required reading for anyone with an interest in (French) women's writing.' - Alex Hughes, Modern Languages Review 'Language and Sexual Difference provides a lucid and cogent account of 'French feminism' for non-French speaking readers...a fascinating and comprehensive guide to a complex and highly theoretical body of thought' An accessible introduction to French feminist theory and contemporary French women's writing for non-French speakers. The book offers a context to this challenging, controversial body of work by giving clear accounts of the philosophical, post-structural and psychoanalytic debates which have had such an impact on French intellectual life in recent years, and to which French feminist writers offer a response.

'Sellers's book is consistently lucid and enjoyable to read. She offers helpful introductions to a range of complex and sophisticated theoretical discourses, whilst...avoiding the pitfalls of over simplification...Required reading for anyone with an interest in (French) women's writing.' - Alex Hughes, Modern Languages Review 'Language and Sexual Difference provides a lucid and cogent account of 'French feminism' for non-French speaking readers...a fascinating and comprehensive guide to a complex and highly theoretical body of thought'

Introduction
Women and Language
The (Feminine) Unconscious
Theories of Sexual Difference
A Woman's Language?
Towards an ' criture F minine'
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780333449448
ISBN-10: 0333449444
Series: Women in Society: a Feminist List
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 29th October 1991
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 11